Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths
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Mental health is again front and center in the gun control debate with some consensus on Capitol Hill that more resources are ne ..

Voice of America

After yet another mass shooting in the U.S., when a gunman killed 12 people at a military facility in Washington last week, memb ..

Examiner.com

A study published in the American Journal of Medicine last month, shortly after the Navy Yard shooting, found a high correlation ..

El Mundo

Das despus de la masacre de Washington, un estudio demuestra que los pases con mayor tenencia de armas son ms inseguros. Leer ..

Der Standard

sterreicher im internationalen Vergleich relativ "stark bewaffnet" - Hchste Todesrate in den USA ..

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Researchers believe higher gun ownership rates cause more death, instead of saving lives.. ..

UPI.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Using frequency of crime as an indicator of a citizenry's safety, U.S. researchers found more gun owne ..

Science World Report

As Americans, quite simply, we love and cherish our guns. (Most sleep with an AK-47 under their pillow, or is it just me?) In fa ..

Health Canal

(Boston) A new study from the American Journal of Public Health shows that U.S. states with higher estimated rates of gun owner ..

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A major study in the American Journal of Public Health hammers home what should already be common sense: More guns equals more g ..

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A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely ..

EurekAlert!

( Elsevier Health Sciences ) A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ow ..

The Telegraph (Australia)

FORMER prime minister John Howard has proven himself to be two decades ahead of the international community on gun control. ..

NPR

An analysis of gun ownership, crime and mental illness in 27 countries found that firearms deaths were more strongly associated ..

Medical News Today

Gun ownership has long been the cause of controversial debate, particularly in the US. Now, a new study has suggested that count ..

Science Daily

Countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, according to a new report. ..

The Guardian

American journal expedites publication of study in wake of navy yard shooting that debunks belief guns make a nation safer Guns ..

The Medical News

A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely ..

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The United States has the most guns per capita. Related: The United States has the highest rate of gun-related deaths. ..

LiveScience

Places with higher gun ownership rates also have higher firearms-related deaths, a new study finds. But the study can't tease ap ..

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Places with higher gun ownership rates also have higher firearms-related deaths, a new study finds ..

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Ryan O'Hanlon, Pacific Standard After Mondays Navy Yard shooting, which killed 12 people (plus the shooter), the American Journa ..

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Gun injuries, which are the second leading cause of death among young Americans, send about 20 children and adolescents to the h ..

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Major study debunking NRA idea that guns make us safer: http://t.co/fcKIdAN63S #GunControl

“@MJ_Bryant: Major study debunking idea guns make us safer: http://t.co/YXYxDGpkrj Science not popular subject with many Americans today

“@MJ_Bryant: Major study debunking idea guns make us safer: http://t.co/YXYxDGpkrj Science not popular subject with many Americans today

“@MJ_Bryant: Major study debunking idea guns make us safer: http://t.co/YXYxDGpkrj Science not popular subject with many Americans today

Major study debunking NRA idea that guns make us safer: http://t.co/fcKIdAN63S #GunControl

“@MJ_Bryant: Major study debunking idea guns make us safer: http://t.co/YXYxDGpkrj Science not popular subject with many Americans today

Faltering Am Journal of Med introduces line of humorous designer toilet tissue; softest science! http://t.co/Z3avAQvZ24 #tcot #stribpol #2A

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths http://t.co/UM7M9EenMh Gunsels hate facts #stribpol #mngop

Current study debunks the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer http://t.co/UM7M9EenMh Facts, gunsels? #stribpol #mngop

Major study debunking NRA idea that guns make us safer: http://t.co/fcKIdAN63S #GunControl

Major study debunking NRA idea that guns make us safer: http://t.co/fcKIdAN63S #GunControl

Proven fact that guns make nations less safe http://t.co/uGrql6aLHn Why can't we stop all the #senselessviolence #Nairobi #NavyYardShooting

Major study debunking NRA idea that guns make us safer: http://t.co/fcKIdAN63S #GunControl

Peer reviewed literature showing the clear relationship between "Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths" http://t.co/s3lrg3FJv0

Peer reviewed literature showing the clear relationship between "Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths" http://t.co/s3lrg3FJv0

As an example of public health journals publishing absolute tripe on guns, here's one of the stupidest papers ever http://t.co/wRMUKZOx0l

Las armas no hacen más segura su vida, sino todo lo contrario. ¿Le suena a cierta promesa de populismo electoral? http://t.co/5AA5bVuexP

Interesting article. US has 2 to 8 times # of guns as other countries US has Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths http://t.co/0T4pamCxvD

The American Journal of Medicine: Gun Ownership & Firearm-related Deaths http://t.co/90yVCcVZYC Ownership sig predictor of gun-rel'd deaths

A recent study regarding firearm-related deaths, which also analyzed the potential role of mental illness. http://t.co/NUkRmLNtmR

Let's nail lid shut on this: Gun ownership increases gun deaths http://t.co/dYJV1Z8WbA

Surprise, surprise - more guns=more people shot: http://t.co/Bd0QZnzPsJ. What next? Ursine mammals prefer forest-based defecation?

US has 89 guns per 100 people: http://t.co/Bd0QZnzPsJ. What are the chances they are all part of "a well regulated Militia"?

Guns do not make a nation safer, according to a new study published in the prestigious American Journal of Medicine | http://t.co/V0AcEuzbFz

Further evidence that more firearms mean more #gun related death http://t.co/W1U6R1nDnW #guncontrol

# guns per capita strong independent predictor of related death vs mental illness borderline significance http://t.co/6WtxOTN7iy .

# guns per capita strong independent predictor of related death vs mental illness borderline significance http://t.co/6WtxOTN7iy .

# guns per capita strong independent predictor of related death vs mental illness borderline significance http://t.co/6WtxOTN7iy .

@ToTheStarlight go ahead and read this about how more guns means less safety http://t.co/qtv2xm05fx

I may have forgotten to forward this one to you as well, @Bellanieve - http://t.co/cLEXuWBgSd

A paper linking firearm prevalence and high USA murder rate: The results are so surprising, http://t.co/fgtus5U8jN.

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An American Journal of Medicine study has disproved the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer... http://t.co/Mmv95JbFi9

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An American Journal of Medicine study has disproved the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer http://t.co/q7WfnMtkkY

An American Journal of Medicine study has disproved the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer http://t.co/VqJN1bLOo5

An American Journal of Medicine Study on gun ownership, crime and gun violence rates. http://t.co/vr2AladQc5

An American Journal of Medicine study has disproved the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer http://t.co/PwxtW0HZsa

@MoralAffairs @GrahamBDavies @piersmorgan analysis done by your own country. http://t.co/Ta9cVvze97 get the facts and get rid of your guns.

Guns do not make a nation safer. Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths http://t.co/Kt1KIttj7E #guns #insanity #nomorekilling

Gun Ownership & Firearm-related Deaths - AJM Article #tcot #p2 #MomsDemandAction #NotOneMore http://t.co/Ekl4J9M7el http://t.co/xENEJjwmN2

Gun Ownership & Firearm-related Deaths - AJM Article #tcot #p2 #MomsDemandAction #NotOneMore http://t.co/Ekl4J9M7el http://t.co/6MwJ719cfN

Gun Ownership & Firearm-related Deaths - AJM Article #tcot #p2 #MomsDemandAction #NotOneMore http://t.co/Ekl4J9M7el http://t.co/6MwJ719cfN

@michaelshermer See 2013 American Journal of Medicine study: http://t.co/tPEITLNMxu

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Science!! Armed nation is a less safe nation: Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/f3b4avXNcW"

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Our leaders should objectively analyze data that's available to us and set appropriate policy to better our society: http://t.co/QzY9DcKdy5

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

http://t.co/EI0CNUzrs6 The # of guns per capita per country was strong, independent predictor of firearm-related death in a given country.

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

"The current study debunks the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer." http://t.co/xeuQi0qdM6

Seriously, anybody believes this studies proves that: A) more guns=more deaths B) more guns≠less crime ? http://t.co/bkiM4XlSYI

@dpinsen @castle_smythe We're talking "lax" relative to other nations w/ advanced economies, not between US states http://t.co/xeuQi0qdM6

@rxcs @castle_smythe At 10.2 for every 100,000, US has the highest in the OECD, see Table 1 http://t.co/xeuQi0qdM6

@rxcs @castle_smythe Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/xeuQi0qdM6

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

This study debunks the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer. http://t.co/Vyk5j6VPdm

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

Maybe this is why GOP wants to restrict gun studies: “@michaelshermer: Guns & related Deaths. Amer Journal of Med http://t.co/3L3cS5y2Nv”

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths by Sripal Bangalore and Franz H. Messerli. American Journal of Medicine http://t.co/IXr3qcVUnv

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What? Guns don't make you safer? Hmmm. I can't wait for the critics to dispute this study. Oh, they'll try. Rest assured, they w ..

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Among the 27 developed countries, there was a significant positive correlation between guns per capita per country and the rate ..

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So this article is all about the connection between "Gun Ownership and Firearm Deaths." Peer-reviewed (AJM). Guess what? More gu ..

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Just in case anyone really cares about scientific evidence: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002934313004440 ..

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Science vs BS on guns.. Beware of the "BIG LIE" from the NRA and its news media minions! "The number of guns per capita per cou ..

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This study from the American Journal of Medicine, For gun owners who think unrestricted access to guns makes the US a safer nati ..

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hmmm... i missed this when it came out: a research study published in the Oct. 2013 American Journal of Medicine that shows: "Th ..

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NRA members, I know, deep in your gut, it feels like having guns makes the country safer, but unfortunately a little something c ..

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths

A recent study regarding firearm-related deaths, which also analyzed the potential role of mental illness, showed that gun owner ..

Gun Ownership and Firearm-related Deaths

http://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(13)00444-0/fulltext the current study debunks the widely quoted hypothesis that guns m ..

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Duh! Yet the "debate" rages on. Nothing will change no matter how many sequential days of mass/school shootings we have. Not a s ..

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"Results: Among the 27 developed countries, there was a significant positive correlation between guns per capita per country and ..

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The old saw about guns making a nation safer is just not supported by the data: "Among the 27 developed countries, there was a s ..

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This about sums it up in a big fat nutshell. Here's what it says, if you' happen to be one of those rare folks these days that b ..

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In a nutshell, more guns equals more deaths by gun, but more guns does not equal less crime. Proliferation of guns is not shown ..

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"The number of guns per capita per country was a strong and independent predictor of firearm-related death in a given country, w ..

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